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‘Winning Time’ Actor Michael Chiklis Takes Great Pride in HBO Series Being Bigger Than Basketball

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty episode two, “Is That All There Is?”]  Michael Chiklis hopes viewers walk away from Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty with a greater appreciation of history for what was the 1980s rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the […]

‘Winning Time’ Team on Portraying Iconic Lakers and Awaiting Magic Johnson’s Reaction

Winning Time officially kicked off in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with the 1980s-set Lakers drama taking over downtown’s Ace Theatre for the HBO drama’s world premiere. The show stars John C. Reilly as team owner Dr. Jerry Buss and follows the franchise’s rapid rise after drafting Magic Johnson, teaming him up with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and […]

HBO’s ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’: TV Review

With John C. Reilly as Jerry Buss, Quincy Isaiah as Magic Johnson, Solomon Hughes as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Adam McKay behind the camera, the new drama series examines the origins of the 1980s Showtime Lakers.

How HBO’s Lakers Series Ticked Off the NBA, Ended a Friendship and Became the Most Anticipated Sports Show in Decades

It was Easter Sunday, back in 2014, when Jim Hecht, a down-on-his-luck screenwriter, arrived at Jeff Pearlman’s door. He needed desperately to catch a break and had just flown 3,000 miles hoping one would come in the form of television rights to Pearlman’s latest best-seller, Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty. […]

‘Moonbase 8’: TV Review

Showtime's new moon simulator comedy 'Moonbase 8' hails from Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly and Jonathan Krisel.

‘Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief’: Theater Review

John C. Reilly and a multi-faceted ensemble revisit the roots of storytelling at the Pasadena Playhouse in 'Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief.'

‘Stan & Ollie’ Star John C. Reilly’s Fat Suit Featured a Cutting-Edge Cooling System

To become the legendary Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel, John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan turned themselves over to the makeup and hairstyling team, which used an air-conditioned costume to make sure the often frustrated Ollie never lost his cool.

Critics’ Conversation: In a Year of Unease, French Cinema Failed to Engage

THR's Paris-based critics ponder the best, worst and most baffling of French cinema in a year that ended with upheaval but failed to produce many films that meaningfully reflected the national mood.

‘Stan & Ollie’ Director Jon S. Baird on Landing Top Choices Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly

'Stan & Ollie' director Jon S. Baird says he landed his top choices Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly for the Laurel and Hardy biopic, which hits U.S. theaters on Thursday.

‘Holmes & Watson’ Currently Sits at Rare Zero Percent Rotten Tomatoes Score

'Holmes & Watson' — the latest team-up from 'Step Brothers' duo John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell — has earned a rare zero percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

‘Holmes & Watson’: Film Review

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly play the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle characters in 'Holmes & Watson,' Etan Cohen's sendup.

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Sing “Reunited,” Talk Deciding Who Should Play Sherlock Holmes and Watson

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly performed Peaches & Herb's "Reunited" and talked about filming the upcoming 'Holmes & Watson' film.